By: Joe Graedon October 21, 2013 42 Comments
    Flomax (Tamsulosin) Side Effects, Stuffy Nose, S…

    Q. Because of an enlarged prostate gland I have to get up at night to pee. Initially it was once or twice. Now it is three or four times. Getting back to sleep is challenging. My primary care physicia…

    By: Joe Graedon June 14, 2012 19 Comments
    Prostate Drug (Flomax) Ruins Sex Life

    Q. Flomax (tamsulosin) has played havoc with my sex life. The doctor has advised me to skip a dose when I believe the chance for sex may arise. I really do not like stopping the medication. When I sto…

    By: Terry Graedon February 27, 2012 4 Comments
    Prostate Drug Complicates Cataract Surgery

    Q. I need cataract surgery and have been told I must stop taking Flomax pills two weeks beforehand. I need an alternative drug to help me urinate. Otherwise I might explode or end up in the emergency …

    By: Joe Graedon May 20, 2009 1 Comments
    Prostate Drug Flomax Complicates Eye Surgery

    Aging male baby boomers are starting to notice symptoms of prostate enlargement such as frequent or difficult urination. TV commercials for Flomax encourage men to ask their doctor if Flomax is right …

    By: Joe Graedon August 27, 2008 1 Comments
    Flomax Can Complicate Cataract Surgery

    Q. My husband took Flomax for a prostate problem. Recently he needed cataract surgery. Who knew that Flomax would cause complications? Not only was the surgery very painful, but I have heard that some…